The Last Command

The Last Command

A FILM BY: Josef von Sternberg
WRITTEN BY: Lajos Biró (story), John F. Goodrich
STARRING: Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, William Powell

Tsarist general Sergius Alexander (Emil Jannings) is basking in the glory of imperial Russia. After sending the revolutionary Lev Andreyev (William Powell) to prison, he starts romancing Andreyev's girl. But when the Bolsheviks seize power, the tide turns for Alexander, and he flees Russia. Years later, Alexander, broke and working as a bit player in Hollywood, bumps into Andreyev, who is now a director. Andreyev casts his old nemesis as a Russian general, intending to humiliate him on set.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1928
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 88 mins
Format: 35mm